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Lisa Clark with Master Gardeners, speaks at the Chattanooga Kiwanis Club.  Tuesday, Sept. 2, noon at the Sheraton Read House.

Coach Will Wade, head men's basketball coach at UTC, at the Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Sept. 5, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall.

Sandra Knight, P.E., Bradley County Road Superintendent, at the Chattanooga Engineers Club. Monday, Sept. 8, noon at the DoubleTree Hotel.

David Carroll at UTC - Chattanooga ElderScholars Meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 1 p.m. in the Ocoee Room at University Center. For information and specific parking instructions, contact Ray Millard at or call 706-937-3748.

Carol Dixon, EPB Fiber Optics ... "What the heck is a smart Grid ... and why should I care?" and Heidi Hoffecker, Director of Development, Orange Grove Centers, at the Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Sep. 12 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall.

Loretta Hopper, Director, Signal Mountain Public Works, at the Chattanooga Engineers Club. Monday, Sept. 15, noon at the DoubleTree Hotel.

Tom Benson, Senior Marketing & Communications Director, TN Aquarium, at the Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Sep. 26 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall.

8 Submit Applications To Be Tennessee Attorney General

The Tennessee Supreme Court has received eight applications for the position of Tennessee attorney general and reporter. The Court plans to meet on Tuesday, to finalize details for the selection process and has tentatively scheduled a public hearing and interviews in Nashville the week of Sept. 8. The applicants are: Eugene N. Bulso, Jr., Brentwood Robert ... (click for more)

Dalton Police Seek Shopping Spree Suspect

The Dalton Police Department is asking for the public’s help with identifying a woman who used stolen credit and debit cards to finance a shopping spree and racked up more than $1,400 in fraudulent purchases at stores in Dalton and Calhoun. The victim in the case reported that her wallet was stolen from her purse while she worked at Hamilton Medical Center on July 25 . When ... (click for more)

Better Plan for Walnut Street Hotel

Mitch Patel and his Vision Hospitality Group have unveiled a revised plan for a hotel on Walnut Street. It is much better than the one proposed two years ago. By having no curb cuts on Walnut Street, it makes that special block near the bridge more inviting and safer for pedestrians. Deliveries would be off Riverfront Parkway and hotel access (valet parking) would be off Aquarium ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Al Sharpton’s Wise Remarks

I’ll admit I paid little more than scant attention to the Monday funeral of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who was shot and killed by police bullets in Ferguson, Mo., after he allegedly was involved in strong-armed robbery. There are too many tawdry details and, in my way of thinking, there is nothing under God’s sun, absolutely nothing, that gives others the right to riot, burn ... (click for more)

Big John Henderson Will Be Vols "Legend" At Sunday Opener

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – From 1999-2001, John Henderson cast a long shadow on the defensive line for Tennessee. Sunday, the man and the shadow return to Neyland Stadium for the first time since his final run through the “T”. Henderson will be honored before the Tennessee-Utah State game as the Legend of the Game, celebrating a decorated career at UT that saw the Nashville native pick ... (click for more)

Santiago No-Hits Smokies

Starting pitcher Andres Santiago no-hit the Tennessee Smokies (32-34) to lead the Chattanooga Lookouts  (32-32)  to a 1-0 win and propel them into sole possession of first place for the first time this season.  The no-hitter was the Lookouts’ first since June 1, 1996 when Travis Buckley threw one against the Huntsville Stars. Santiago was lights out since the ... (click for more)